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Posted on: March 29, 2012

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Area man arrested on internet luring charges

A Log Lane Village man was arrested Tuesday after he arranged to meet with what he thought was a 12-year-old girl he contacted via the Internet.

Anthony White, 19, of Log Lane was arrested March 27 on charges of Internet Luring of a Child and Attempted Sexual Assault of a Child. The Fort Morgan Police Department, the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office and the 13th Judicial District Attorney’s Office were involved in the operation and arrest.

White was engaging in a sexually explicit Internet conversation over a two-day timeframe with what he believed to be a 12 year-old female, according to police. He traveled to a meeting location in Fort Morgan that was discussed via the Internet and was then taken into custody.

Contact:
John Brennan, City Clerk/Public Information Officer
City of Fort Morgan
110 Main St., Fort Morgan, CO 80701
(970) 542-3963 - jbrennan@cityoffortmorgan.com

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